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Joanne_C

Hi All,

I'm Joanne and I'm new to this site but not to the Transgender community.

Those that follow the TG threads on Quora may recognize me. I am a Top Writer 2018 and a most viewed Writer on many TG themes.

I have been partly out and about as a transwoman / crossdresser since the late 1960's when I was young and beautiful.

 

I am a fully transitioned and out transwoman who is active in her community. My transition was a protracted affair and relatively recently completed. 

My life is now authentic rather than a continuous performance of a masculine character. This brings me great joy.

 

I look forward to meeting many of you through our shared thoughts

 

Cheers

Joanne

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VickySGV

Welcome to the Trans Pulse Forums Joanne.

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Carolyn Marie

Welcome to Trans Pulse, Joanne.  Kudos to you for being a pioneer in the community, whether full time or part time, complete or not.  That was not an easy time to be out in the 60's (or 70's or 80's, for that matter).

 

Your experience and expertise will be appreciated here in the forums, I'm sure.  I look forward to hearing more about your life..

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

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Stillbourne

Hi Joanne. You're beautiful. Welcome. 

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tracy_j

Hi Joanne,

 

Welcome :)

 

Tracy

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Charlize

Hi Joanne.  I dressed in the 60's (and as a child in the 50's) but hid as well as i could.  Today like you i am living my life as myself and have been full time for close to 7 years now.  It is simply lovely to be open and honest in the world and it seems one can live as oneself today without being driven out of the town i grew up in.  This part of NJ is actually rural but even the right wing republicans seem to be relatively accepting.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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Cyndee

Welcome Joanne, glad to have here with us :)

 

Hugs

 

Cynthia

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Jani

Hello Joanne and welcome.  I'm glad you've joined us.  The advise and commentary of someone who's been out and about for a long time is valuable to many.  

 

Cheers, Jani

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BrandiBri

Welcome Joanne, I'm glad you're here and looking forward to hearing about any experisnces you may care to share.

 

Hugs,

Brandi

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Timber Wolf

Hi Joanne,

Welcome to Transpulse. I'm glad you're here!

 

Lots of love and a big welcome hug,

Timber Wolf 🐺🐾

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Joanne_C

Thanks All for the words of welcome.

Charlize your comments on rural conservatives made me chuckle.

I live rural and buy lots from old farmers.  One insists on introducing me whenever I encounter him. He introduces me a Joanne, one of those OK Trans types not the weird kind. I reply that Bob is one of those strange old farm types, not spooky just strange. We have both adapted.

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